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This lesson is part of the Style & Compositional Techniques category.


  • Students will be familiar with different types of repeat notation, including endings, text repeats and note and measure repeats
  • Students will be familiar with the process of extracting instrumental parts
  • Students will be familiar with scoring conventions for chamber and orchestral scores
  • Students will be familiar with jazz improvisational notation, lead sheets and chord/fretboard diagrams


Class Activities[edit]

  • Discussion and definition of various types of repeat notation in traditional notation
  • Demonstration of part extraction in notation software
  • Examination and analysis of different types of scores and sheet music


  • Extracting a transposed part from a given score